November 6, 2007
Salem Hospital Selects Phoenix Health Systems for Information Technology Infrastructure Management Services
DALLAS, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix, a premier provider of integrated professional and technical services focused on the business goals of healthcare organizations, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Salem Hospital (Salem, Oregon), to provide information technology infrastructure management services.
Under the agreement, Phoenix will manage Salem's infrastructure service towers, which includes, leadership, 24/7 help desk operations, network (both voice and data), desktop and server management from both its Leveraged Service Center in Dallas, Texas and onsite at the hospital.
"We believe that our partnership with Phoenix Health Systems will enhance our service levels and overall IT operations," said Ken Kudla Chief Information Officer, Salem Hospital. "An experienced national company like Phoenix will provide us with the dependable and reliable services that will allow us to ensure our continuing success at delivering high quality health care.
"Phoenix is proud to be selected to manage the information technology infrastructure operations for Salem Hospital. We look forward to working with them to achieve their long-term objectives and bring best-in-class service and technology to the hospital," said Darin LeGrange, President and CEO, Phoenix Health Systems. "We are committed to exceeding Salem's expectations by offering new ways to add value through innovative solutions to improve healthcare delivery and reduce costs."
About Salem Hospital
Salem Hospital is a tax-exempt hospital, licensed for 454 acute-care beds, and is one of the largest of Oregon's 57 acute care hospitals. The hospital is the largest private employer in its two-county service area with approximately 3,500 full- and part-time employees and operates the busiest emergency department in Oregon. There are 465 physicians on the active medical staff, representing 46 different specialties, who admit patients to the hospital. More than 275 volunteers provide non-medical support for the hospital. For more information, visit http://www.salemhospital.org/.
About Phoenix Health Systems
Phoenix is a national information technology and business process services provider offering an integrated set of professional and technical services to healthcare organizations. Through Strategic Consulting, IT Outsourcing and Revenue Cycle Management, Phoenix will help any healthcare organization achieve its long-term objectives of administrative cost reduction, increased cash flow, improved patient safety and regulatory compliance. For additional information, please contact Christopher Madeira at (214) 261-0660, or visit http://www.phoenixhealth.com/.
Phoenix Health Systems
CONTACT: Christopher Madeira of Phoenix Health Systems, +1-214-261-0660
Web site: http:/// http://www.salemhospital.org/http://www.phoenixhealth.com/